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New York Times, Thursday, March 9, 1967

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,417
Across
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Extent. : SCOPE
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Identifying mark. : SCAR
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Italian seaport. : BARI
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Sultry. : HUMID
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Hebrides island. : IONA
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Betwixt. : AMID
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Gladiator's milieu. : ARENA
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Word derivation. : ETYMOLOGY
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Bond or tie. : LIGAMENT
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Starry. : ASTRAL
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Bread shape. : LOAF
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Pushover. : SNAP
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Secret information. : TIP
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Geometric figure. : OCTAGON
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Cut short. : CHOP
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Kind of recording. : STEREO
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Biblical twin. : ESAU
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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Pepper variety. : CAYENNE
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Take up, as a cause. : ESPOUSE
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Yorkshire river. : URE
44
Incline. : TILT
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Chargé d'affaires. : CONSUL
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Inadequate. : POOR
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City in Texas. : ABILENE
51
Golf term. : PAR
53
Egyptian god. : AMON
54
Three, in Spain. : TRES
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Picturesque. : SCENIC
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Meat dish. : POTROAST
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Formal agreement. : CONCORDAT
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Blood vessel. : AORTA
66
Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
67
Tops. : AONE
68
Express contempt. : SNEER
69
Region: Abbr. : TERR
70
Milldam. : WEIR
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Intrinsically: Lat. : PERSE
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"___ We Dance?" : SHALL
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Rare object. : CURIO
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Greek letter. : OMEGA
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Name of stage fame. : PINAFORE
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Cheese. : EDAM
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Earth pigment. : SIENNA
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Country home. : COTTAGE
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Some. : ANY
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Hindu deity. : RAMA
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European sea. : BALTIC
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Shapeless. : AMORPHOUS
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Latvian capital. : RIGA
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Pastoral. : IDYL
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East: Ger. : OST
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Country on 10 Down. : ESTONIA
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Affectation. : POSE
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Coin. : CENT
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Beginning to exist. : NASCENT
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City near Kyoto. : OTSU
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Scale off. : PEEL
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Porgy. : SCUP
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Edible root. : TARO
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Something startling, as news. : EYEOPENER
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Preposition. : UPON
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Napoleon's principality. : ELBA
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Unit per unit. : ONETOONE
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Kettledrums. : TIMPANI
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Ill will. : RANCOR
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Marauder. : LOOTER
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Brasilia's predecessor. : RIO
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More tenuous. : RARER
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___ Park. : ESTES
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Gaze. : STARE
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Clansman. : SCOT
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Center. : CORE
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Crop. : CRAW
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Grate. : RASP
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Cervine animal. : DOE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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